Twitter and Tear Gas: How Social Media Changed Protest Forever

Twitter and Tear Gas: How Social Media Changed Protest Forever

Twitter and Tear Gas: How Social Media Changed Protest Forever

In an excerpt from her new book, techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci hits the streets to explore the power and fragility of networked social movements. The post Twitter and Tear Gas: How Social Media Changed Protest Forever appeared first on WIRED.
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The Homeric Odyssey of the Web’s Strangest Simpsons Site

The Homeric Odyssey of the Web’s Strangest Simpsons Site

The Homeric Odyssey of the Web’s Strangest Simpsons Site

The Simpsons Shitposting™ group is one of the web’s liveliest fan communities. But when scammers took over, the group’s members began raking in the D’oh. The post The Homeric Odyssey of the Web’s Strangest Simpsons Site appeared first on WIRED.
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While You Were Offline: Trump Says He’s Treated Unfairly. Abe Lincoln Like, ‘What?’

While You Were Offline: Trump Says He’s Treated Unfairly. Abe Lincoln Like, ‘What?’

While You Were Offline: Trump Says He’s Treated Unfairly. Abe Lincoln Like, ‘What?’

Last week, President Trump said no politician had been “treated worse” than him. The internet pointed out some presidents who might challenge that. The post While You Were Offline: Trump Says He’s Treated Unfairly. Abe Lincoln Like, ‘What?’ appeared first on WIRED.
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Get Ready for the Next Big Privacy Backlash Against Facebook

Get Ready for the Next Big Privacy Backlash Against Facebook

Get Ready for the Next Big Privacy Backlash Against Facebook

Privacy watchdogs think a damning leaked document about Facebook targeting insecure teens could help usher in new era in privacy protections. The post Get Ready for the Next Big Privacy Backlash Against Facebook appeared first on WIRED.
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Prepare Yourself for the Sweet, Sweet Luxury of Riding in a Robocar

Prepare Yourself for the Sweet, Sweet Luxury of Riding in a Robocar

Prepare Yourself for the Sweet, Sweet Luxury of Riding in a Robocar

The forces reshaping the nature of transportation are conspiring to shift focus away from the driver. The post Prepare Yourself for the Sweet, Sweet Luxury of Riding in a Robocar appeared first on WIRED.
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Security News This Week: Hoo-Boy, Mar-a-Lago’s Internet Is Insecure

Security News This Week: Hoo-Boy, Mar-a-Lago’s Internet Is Insecure

Security News This Week: Hoo-Boy, Mar-a-Lago’s Internet Is Insecure

Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Hoo-Boy, Mar-a-Lago’s Internet Is Insecure appeared first on WIRED.
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The Pot Startups Prepping for Jeff Sessions’ New War on Drugs

The Pot Startups Prepping for Jeff Sessions’ New War on Drugs

The Pot Startups Prepping for Jeff Sessions’ New War on Drugs

The next war on drugs will be fought by bureaucrats. A new strain of startups is making sure legal marijuana businesses are ready. The post The Pot Startups Prepping for Jeff Sessions’ New War on Drugs appeared first on WIRED.
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